Category: Creativity & The Arts

  • Last Love

    Last Love

    Last Love, I did not see you coming. Forgive me. Last Love, you are my Last Love. Amen.

  • Dare to Be Idle

    Dare to Be Idle

    The great artists … do not want security, egoistic or materialistic.

  • A Terrible Beauty is Born

    A Terrible Beauty is Born

    “… All changed, changed utterly: A terrible beauty is born.”

  • The Journey

    The Journey

    “One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began.”

  • For the Writer

    For the Writer

    Submit to a daily practice. Your loyalty to that is a ring on the door.

  • The Guest House

    The Guest House

    This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor.

  • Engaging Poverty

    Engaging Poverty

    One always looks for the way out of pain and crisis, because sitting in the crisis and feeling the pain seem unendurable. We don’t examine our situation, look into what brought us to the crisis, and upgrade our philosophy of life. We don’t grow.

  • Love After Love

    Love After Love

    You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, to the stranger who has loved you all your life, whom you ignored.

  • Everything is Waiting for You

    Everything is Waiting for You

    Your great mistake is to act the drama as if you were alone. […] To feel abandoned is to deny the intimacy of your surroundings.

  • For the Weary of Vision

    For the Weary of Vision

    The Panther His vision, from the constantly passing bars, has grown so weary that it cannot hold anything else. It seems to him there are a thousand bars; and behind the bars, no world. As he paces in cramped circles, over and over, the movement of his powerful soft strides is like a ritual dance…

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